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Buckley's Tavern

5812 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807-1116
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5812 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807-1116
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We finally made it here! I kept checking the website to see how busy the restaurant was, and kept seeing no reservations available for three straight nights. Same for tonight, but I thought we’d stop in to see how long a wait would be. Much...More

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buckley’s is a nice place to gather with friends and enjoy a casual meal in a cozy setting. We prefer weeknights to the weekends as it’s less of the “regulars” crowd and better to get a seat without much of a wait. Enjoyed some wine...More

Thank Sheryl K
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had excellent meals on the 50th Wedding Anniversary gift card our daughter gave us! She loved the crab macaroni & cheese and my filet mignon w/potatoes au gratin and asparagus was PERFECTLY PREPARED!

Thank Wonderbeard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We opted to dine at Buckley's Tavern after driving by it on the way to Winterthur. It appealed to us and we were so glad we chose to dine there. We had our B&B host make a reservation, which even on a Thursday evening was...More

Thank heidio369
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friend and I enjoyed a wonderful afternoon at the Tavern..bill came to $61.00 for two dinners and drinks.A must if passing through Delaware. The meatloaf was excellent..compliments to the cooking staff..

Thank Billy S
Reviewed 6 May 2018

If you’re in the mood for decent bar food, friendly service (although, because it’s so popular, things can become hectic), and a good drink, Buckley’s is a good bet. We’ve eaten here twice since our recent move to the are, and I suspect we’ll be...More

Thank ejpjr2016
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to Buckley's Tavern last night to celebrate our anniversary. We haven't been to Buckley's in quite a few years and weren't sure what to expect even though both of our daughters had visited recently and had good reviews for us....More

Thank MPB222
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Group dinner sampled a range of appetizers—very solid—and entrees, which arrived promptly and looked nice on the plates. Excellent and friendly service—attentive but not intrusive or hovering. Popular place so need reservations.

Thank tjmU4374LJ
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I have really wanted to love this place for a few years. I've given it a try 3 times now, and have been more and more disappointment each time. The food and drink selection is ok, but the service is what is truly lacking. I...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere,good food, Good drinks and beer. We enjoy Buckleys best when the deck is open during the warmer months.

Thank Marc-Antony W
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20 December 2014|
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Response from Delaware806 | Reviewed this property |
A few times I've had tea at Buckley's. It's wonderful. Not rushed. Plenty of food. You must make a reservation. If you don't want any fish in sandwiches (salmon, etc.) let them know when you call. It's served Tues - Sat 3-5... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5812 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807-1116
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 19807
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